Period
to 26 February 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 230 248 325
Rank change year-on-year +18 +77 +101
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 905 1,493 1,399
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.35% 1.31% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.45% 3.38% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1,223 1,187
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £42,650
90th Percentile £105,000 £112,500 £110,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +3.70%

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 26,246 44,126 55,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.29% 38.80% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19,828 34,579 43,495
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £29,832
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in England.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in England over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 26 February 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 400 £80,000 -5.88% 102
South East +104 175 £68,750 +2.61% 39
North of England +33 116 £57,500 -2.54% 53
South West +52 82 £55,000 -8.33% 16
Midlands -59 67 £68,750 -1.79% 42
North West +53 63 £62,500 +5.75% 32
West Midlands -9 54 £62,500 -0.79% 32
East of England +89 52 £60,000 +4.35% 8
Yorkshire +13 41 £45,000 -25.00% 15
East Midlands -56 13 £82,500 +10.00% 10
North East -2 12 £62,500 +14.71% 6
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, IT jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 582 (64.31%) Azure
2 519 (57.35%) AWS
3 371 (40.99%) DevOps
4 328 (36.24%) Microsoft
5 311 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
6 235 (25.97%) Docker
7 228 (25.19%) Python
8 221 (24.42%) GCP
8 221 (24.42%) Kubernetes
9 217 (23.98%) VMware
10 205 (22.65%) PaaS
11 196 (21.66%) Linux
12 194 (21.44%) PowerShell
13 188 (20.77%) Terraform
14 184 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 181 (20.00%) Windows
16 179 (19.78%) SaaS
17 171 (18.90%) IaaS
18 170 (18.78%) Ansible
19 155 (17.13%) Infrastructure as Code
20 154 (17.02%) Data Centre
21 147 (16.24%) Finance
22 146 (16.13%) Firewall
23 127 (14.03%) Security Cleared
24 126 (13.92%) Active Directory
25 116 (12.82%) Degree
26 109 (12.04%) Google
27 107 (11.82%) SC Cleared
28 105 (11.60%) Microservices
29 104 (11.49%) Scrum

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (6.52%) Confluence
2 55 (6.08%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.54%) Apache
4 18 (1.99%) OpenStack
5 17 (1.88%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.77%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
8 11 (1.22%) IIS
8 11 (1.22%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (1.10%) CMS
9 10 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.99%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.88%) Drupal
11 8 (0.88%) WordPress
12 7 (0.77%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.77%) nginx
13 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Figma
4 1 (0.11%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (0.88%) Magento
2 4 (0.44%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.22%) Tradar
4 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 582 (64.31%) Azure
2 519 (57.35%) AWS
3 221 (24.42%) GCP
4 205 (22.65%) PaaS
5 179 (19.78%) SaaS
6 171 (18.90%) IaaS
7 100 (11.05%) Microsoft 365
8 68 (7.51%) Serverless
9 55 (6.08%) Azure Active Directory
10 30 (3.31%) OpenShift
11 29 (3.20%) GitHub
12 19 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (2.10%) OneDrive
13 17 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (1.66%) Amazon EKS
14 15 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
14 15 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (1.55%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 146 (16.13%) Firewall
2 77 (8.51%) VPN
3 53 (5.86%) DNS
4 49 (5.41%) VLAN
5 43 (4.75%) WAN
6 41 (4.53%) Internet
7 38 (4.20%) SAN
8 35 (3.87%) IPv4
9 31 (3.43%) OSPF
10 27 (2.98%) LAN
10 27 (2.98%) Network Security
11 24 (2.65%) HTTP
12 23 (2.54%) TCP/IP
13 20 (2.21%) Skype
14 18 (1.99%) SSL
15 16 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (1.77%) IPsec
16 13 (1.44%) NetScaler
17 10 (1.10%) Cisco Firepower
17 10 (1.10%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.09%) Big Data
2 37 (4.09%) NoSQL
3 22 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
4 21 (2.32%) MySQL
4 21 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (2.21%) Cosmos DB
5 20 (2.21%) MongoDB
6 17 (1.88%) Hadoop
7 14 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (1.33%) Presto
8 12 (1.33%) Redis
9 11 (1.22%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.99%) BigQuery
11 6 (0.66%) Amazon Aurora
11 6 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (0.66%) Data Lake
11 6 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.55%) Cloud Spanner
Development Applications
1 103 (11.38%) Jenkins
2 94 (10.39%) Git (software)
3 74 (8.18%) JIRA
4 39 (4.31%) GitLab
5 36 (3.98%) Subversion
6 30 (3.31%) TeamCity
7 20 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (1.33%) Selenium
9 11 (1.22%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.10%) CircleCI
10 10 (1.10%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (0.88%) SonarQube
13 7 (0.77%) Snyk
14 6 (0.66%) Artifactory
15 5 (0.55%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.55%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
15 5 (0.55%) Protractor
General
1 147 (16.24%) Finance
2 49 (5.41%) Public Sector
3 36 (3.98%) Banking
4 27 (2.98%) Marketing
5 23 (2.54%) Retail
6 16 (1.77%) Games
6 16 (1.77%) Law
7 10 (1.10%) Aerospace
8 8 (0.88%) Military
9 7 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.55%) Housing Association
10 5 (0.55%) Local Government
10 5 (0.55%) Police
11 4 (0.44%) Legal
11 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Advertising
13 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.22%) Publishing
13 2 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 243 (26.85%) Architect
2 110 (12.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 94 (10.39%) Cloud Engineer
4 84 (9.28%) Cloud Architect
5 81 (8.95%) Consultant
6 71 (7.85%) Solutions Architect
7 67 (7.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 60 (6.63%) Developer
9 56 (6.19%) AWS Engineer
10 53 (5.86%) Azure Architect
11 52 (5.75%) Azure Engineer
12 43 (4.75%) AWS DevOps
13 42 (4.64%) AWS Architect
14 35 (3.87%) Senior DevOps
15 32 (3.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 30 (3.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 30 (3.31%) Platform Engineer
17 29 (3.20%) Azure Consultant
17 29 (3.20%) Senior Cloud Engineer
17 29 (3.20%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (8.62%) Web Services
2 66 (7.29%) Node.js
3 60 (6.63%) .NET
4 42 (4.64%) JSON
5 38 (4.20%) HTML
6 37 (4.09%) CSS
7 34 (3.76%) React
8 31 (3.43%) HTML5
9 28 (3.09%) RESTful
10 27 (2.98%) Kafka
11 23 (2.54%) Spring
12 22 (2.43%) REST
13 21 (2.32%) XML
14 18 (1.99%) Spring Boot
15 17 (1.88%) AngularJS
15 17 (1.88%) CSS3
16 16 (1.77%) Apache NiFi
17 14 (1.55%) Elastic Stack
18 13 (1.44%) .NET Core
19 12 (1.33%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 154 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 72 (7.96%) Cloud Native
3 63 (6.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 49 (5.41%) Private Cloud
5 38 (4.20%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (2.98%) Data Structures
8 26 (2.87%) Algorithms
9 24 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (2.43%) PKI
11 20 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 16 (1.77%) User Experience
13 13 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
13 13 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (1.44%) Virtual Team
14 10 (1.10%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
15 9 (0.99%) Fat Client
15 9 (0.99%) PMI
15 9 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 196 (21.66%) Linux
2 181 (20.00%) Windows
3 88 (9.72%) Windows Server
4 54 (5.97%) Unix
5 48 (5.30%) Windows Server 2016
6 35 (3.87%) Windows Server 2019
7 34 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (2.87%) CentOS
9 23 (2.54%) Windows 10
10 20 (2.21%) Ubuntu
11 15 (1.66%) Android
11 15 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.22%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.88%) VMS
14 7 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.22%) Debian
16 2 (0.22%) Fedora
17 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (40.99%) DevOps
2 311 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (17.13%) Infrastructure as Code
4 105 (11.60%) Microservices
5 104 (11.49%) Scrum
6 94 (10.39%) ITIL
6 94 (10.39%) Presales
7 93 (10.28%) Configuration Management
8 90 (9.94%) Cybersecurity
9 89 (9.83%) Software Engineering
10 80 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 79 (8.73%) Data Science
11 79 (8.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 75 (8.29%) Service Management
13 74 (8.18%) Information Security
14 71 (7.85%) Mentoring
15 69 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
16 68 (7.51%) Migration
17 65 (7.18%) Technical Leadership
18 58 (6.41%) DevSecOps
Programming Languages
1 228 (25.19%) Python
2 194 (21.44%) PowerShell
3 102 (11.27%) Java
4 99 (10.94%) Bash Shell
5 91 (10.06%) SQL
6 88 (9.72%) JavaScript
7 71 (7.85%) C#
8 64 (7.07%) Go
9 33 (3.65%) TypeScript
10 25 (2.76%) Ruby
11 19 (2.10%) Perl
12 14 (1.55%) PHP
13 10 (1.10%) Groovy
14 9 (0.99%) C++
15 8 (0.88%) C
16 7 (0.77%) Kotlin
17 5 (0.55%) ES6
17 5 (0.55%) Java 8
18 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
19 2 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 127 (14.03%) Security Cleared
2 116 (12.82%) Degree
3 107 (11.82%) SC Cleared
4 43 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 35 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (3.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 28 (3.09%) AWS Certification
7 28 (3.09%) Master's Degree
8 25 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (2.65%) CCNA
10 22 (2.43%) GIAC
11 21 (2.32%) MCSE
12 20 (2.21%) RHCE
13 19 (2.10%) CISSP
14 17 (1.88%) DV Cleared
15 10 (1.10%) CEPT
15 10 (1.10%) EC-Council LPT
15 10 (1.10%) GXPN
15 10 (1.10%) OSCE
15 10 (1.10%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (3.31%) GDPR
2 30 (3.31%) NIST
3 25 (2.76%) SLA
4 24 (2.65%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.55%) QA
6 10 (1.10%) ISO 22301
6 10 (1.10%) NCSC
7 9 (0.99%) HIPAA
8 8 (0.88%) GAMP
8 8 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.77%) Government Security Classifications
10 5 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.55%) WCAG
11 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.11%) HL7
13 1 (0.11%) TARGET2
System Software
1 235 (25.97%) Docker
2 184 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (13.92%) Active Directory
4 73 (8.07%) Hyper-V
5 41 (4.53%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (1.55%) vSphere
7 12 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (1.33%) VMware NSX
8 8 (0.88%) Xen
9 6 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.44%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.33%) Varnish
11 3 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.11%) Firmware
12 1 (0.11%) Lustre
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 221 (24.42%) Kubernetes
2 188 (20.77%) Terraform
3 170 (18.78%) Ansible
4 94 (10.39%) Puppet
5 77 (8.51%) SCCM
6 67 (7.40%) Microsoft Intune
7 51 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (2.21%) SCVMM
9 16 (1.77%) CFEngine
10 11 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (1.10%) SCOM
12 9 (0.99%) FortiGate
13 8 (0.88%) Prometheus
14 7 (0.77%) Grafana
15 6 (0.66%) Nagios
16 5 (0.55%) Cobbler
16 5 (0.55%) Nessus
16 5 (0.55%) vRealize
17 4 (0.44%) HAProxy
17 4 (0.44%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 328 (36.24%) Microsoft
2 217 (23.98%) VMware
3 109 (12.04%) Google
4 71 (7.85%) Oracle
5 61 (6.74%) Cisco
6 47 (5.19%) Red Hat
7 41 (4.53%) Citrix
8 28 (3.09%) Veeam
9 25 (2.76%) PagerDuty
10 20 (2.21%) SolarWinds
11 19 (2.10%) SAP
12 16 (1.77%) F5
12 16 (1.77%) Juniper
12 16 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (1.66%) CheckPoint
13 15 (1.66%) Fortinet
14 13 (1.44%) Splunk
15 11 (1.22%) HP
15 11 (1.22%) IBM
15 11 (1.22%) Ivanti